•Start now and take control of your budget and finances
We talk about being physically fit, mentally fit but how about financially fit. It isn't something that can happen overnight for some, but if we take a step toward the right direction you can get there.
Personal Financial Counselor
PFC Services are Free, Private and Confidential
Stratton ANGB, Scotia, NY
Free tax consultation/filing through Military OneSource
InCharge Debt Solutions
DoD partnership program to assist with credit counseling and debt consolidation. Minimal to no fee involved for assistance to military members. This offers nonprofit credit counseling professionals devoted to your financial health, providing credit counseling, debt management programs and alternatives to debt consolidation -- without a loan or bankruptcy. Get debt relief and eliminate the stress caused by credit card and medical debts with a solution from InCharge. (877) 399-8656
Free Financial Coaching for Transitioning Veterans
If you are struggling or you just have questions, we can help
• NAVIGATE through a financial crisis
• BUILD a working budget
• LEARN how to deal with collectors
• ESTABLISH a plan for emergencies, savings, retirement, college
A financial coach works with you to help you:
• IDENTIFY your financial goals
• CREATE a plan
• TRACK your progress to ACHIEVE your goals
• SUPPORTS you along the way, for as long as you need
Three Financial Coaches for you in New York State:
• Jason Lampert-NYS Dept. of Labor, Div. of Employment & Workforce Solutions, Brooklyn, NY 718-613-3736
• Paula Mucci- Workforce New York Career Center, Patchogue, NY 631-687-4879
• Financial Coach-The Work Place, Watertown, NY 315-786-3673
This program is provided by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
in collaboration with The Department of Labor
Learn more about Military OneSource Financial Services by calling (800) 342-9647
What you should know about your credit score. Click here.
Budgeting tips - click here.
Thrift Savings Plan - click here.
The Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) is a retirement savings and investment plan for Federal employees and members of the uniformed services. It was established by Congress in the Federal Employees' Retirement System Act of 1986 and offers the same types of savings and tax benefits that many private corporations offer their employees under 401 (k) plans. The TSP now has both regular and Roth account options.
Annual Credit Report.com - click here.
Federal law allows you to get a free copy of your credit report every 12 months from each credit reporting company. The site is totally FREE. It does not provide you with a credit score, but you can use it to ensure that the information on all of your credit reports is correct and up to date. Order one report every four months and you can see your report three times each year.